09 December 2019

Krafty Tips and Tuts - Making a tag from scratch!

Good morning everyone!  Krafty Girl Melany here and today I have a photo tutorial of my process on making a tag. So grab a drink and kraft along with me.

1) Get everything you'll need


2) Using Strathmore Mixed Media cardstock, I cut a 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 rectangle



3) To make equal corners on my tag, I cut the first one, then I flip it and use it as model to cut the second one


4) Using the PERFECT PLAID stencil I applied YUMMY YELLOW  hybrid ink!


5) Then, I shifted the stencil a bit and applied PRETTY IN PINK hybrid ink!


6) Now, it's time for making some embellishment
a) I'm using the HOLLY stencil and a pencil to trace 3 leaves


b) I colored the leaves using BG10-BG72-BG18. Then, I outlined them with a black marker and added some sparkle with my Wink of Stella brush


7) I used the LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE stamp set for my sentiment


a) First, I embossed "SPARKLE" in gold and outlined it to make it pop


b) Then, I stamped in black, directly on the tag, "LET YOUR LIGHT"


8) I glued my sentiment on a sticker tag to make it pop even more and to ground it. I added some foam behind "SPARKLE" to cast an interesting shadow and add dimension


9) I embellished with my HOLLY leaves and some punched ones


10) I inked my reinforcement sticker with the PRETTY IN PINK ink and added twine


11) Time for finishing touches: mini Christmas lights, stickers and LOVELY DOTS


Here's the final result!


I hope you had fun making a tag with me. Can't wait to see yours!
Have a very good day!

6 comments:

  1. The plaid background looks wonderful and different!!

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  2. Lovely stencilled pattern and layering of the elements, the mini Christmas lights are the cutest!

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  3. That is awesome, thanks for the step by step tutorial!!

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  4. Beautiful tag! Thanks for all the tips you shared!

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